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Can you help Elise and her family of 4 get home to NZ! So she can see her critically ill mother!

Cause page created in the Health category by Dianne Gjaltema for Elise Macdonald

$1,555 donated
Given by 41 generous donors in 22 days

Please help Elise and family come home to her mother to be by her side.

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Sadly On the 7th April Elise got the ph call from her grandma that no one ever wants to receive. Sadly Elise was informed (by her Grandma) that Her mother had been in a Horrific accident. It wasn't till Elise rang Southland hospital, that she found out what had happened to her mother!

Recently Elise was told her mother had also suffered an extensive stroke to part of the left side of her brain which is sadly dead. The doctors have taken her off sedation and pain medication for a couple of days now. The concern now is that, the doctors feel she should have gain consciousness by now, Sadly this hasn’t happened!

At this stage Elise’s mum cant go for a mri as the doctors feel she is not stable enough.  They are going to give it 2 days then review and make a plan.  

Elise along with her partner Daryn and 2 kids Portia who is 9 and Braxton who is 2 moved to Australia at the end of 2018 to start a new adventure.

Due to financial situations Elise has not seen her mum for a couple of years, however they phoned daily. 

How can you help?

Elise and Daryn have both started new jobs and therefore don't have any holidays owning.  With the help from the public, friends and family they are hoping they can go over to NZ to see Elise's mum, possibly to say goodbye, but if not then there for support and also to help make any decisions that need to be made .  

Dianne Gjaltema's involvement (page creator)

I am a family friend of Elise.

Use of funds

Fights are between 4-5000 return and then the flights return from Auckland to Dunedin hospital, accommodation and rental car.  Along with costs back home in Australia while not working.   Even $1, every little bit helps.

Latest donations

Tammy on 28 Apr 2021
Sarah on 28 Apr 2021
Love to you all
Jasmine on 27 Apr 2021
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Guest Donor on 27 Apr 2021
Thinking of you all
Shenae on 25 Apr 2021

Who's involved?

Elise Macdonald's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Elise Macdonald

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